The Antioxidant Benefits of Sleep ft. OTHER Vanessa Hill!
Season 4 Episode 25 | 8m 37s
Why do we sleep? We know that sleep plays a role in learning and memory, but that doesn't really explain why sleep evolved. A lesser known theory, that sleep serves a purpose of flushing out free radicals (aka "Reactive Oxygen Species") is gaining traction after some research by Vanessa Hill and colleagues at Columbia University found that sleep has antioxidant benefits.
Aired: 08/23/18 |
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